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Janua pagenstecheri Spiral tube worm

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Janua pagenstecheri © Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Holland,Bild aus der Adria.

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lexID:
6543 
AphiaID:
210060 
Scientific:
Janua pagenstecheri 
German:
Posthörnchenwurm 
English:
Spiral Tube Worm 
Category:
Feather Duster Worms 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Annelida (Phylum) > Polychaeta (Class) > Sabellida (Order) > Serpulidae (Family) > Janua (Genus) > pagenstecheri (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Montagu, ), 1803 
Occurrence:
Adria (the Adriatic Sea), East-Atlantic Ocean, New Zealand, North Atlantic Ocean, Red Sea, the Mediterranean Sea 
Size:
0.08" - 0.12" (0.2cm - 0.3cm) 
Temperature:
50 °F - 77 °F (10°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Plankton 
Tank:
2.2 gal (~ 10L) 
Difficulty:
Very easy 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Janua heterostropha
 
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Last edit:
2013-12-26 16:53:46 

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Janua pagenstecheri (Quatrefages, 1866)

Janua pagenstecheri lives attached to substrates such as seaweeds, and on hard substrates such as rocks, stones, shells, the carapaces of crabs etc.There are two colour morphs of this worm,bright yellow tube in shallow water and much paler, which occurs in deeper water.

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